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Surgery Scheduled

Sweetrobs2SSweetrobs2 Posts: 48
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:36 AM in Neck Pain: Cervical
Wed. Oct 7th:
Having C4-T1 Anterior Cervical Corpectomy with Fusion and Internal Fixation along with Posterior Laminectomy with instrumentation
4 - 5 day hospital stay.
hard collar 6 - 8 weeks.
Very nervous but did research and read posts of those who had similar operations.
This many levels must not be common. I have not seen a large number of posts by people having a similar situation. I will keep reading the newest posts, and probably will pick up more information as the surgery date draws near.

Thank you for listening,


  • I really hate saying "good luck" when referring to surgery, but without know what else to say instead, I'm going to say it anyway - Good Luck with your surgery.

    I know that it's nerve racking waiting for surgery but I'm glad you're getting as much info and doing as much research as you can.

    If your nerves really start bothering you, don't hesitate to call your surgeon and have them prescribe something to help you, like xanax or valium. Surgeons usually understand.

    Take care.
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